Microsoft Windows


Microsoft Windows is a series of graphical interface operating systems developed, marketed, and sold by Microsoft. Microsoft introduced an operating environment named Windows in 1985 as a graphical operating system shell for MS-DOS in response to the growing interest in graphical user interfaces (GUIs). Microsoft Windows came to dominate the world’s personal computer market with over 90% market share in the following years.


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The ripples are spreading from Satya Nadella’s recent email describing plans to eliminate 7,800 jobs, especially focused on Windows Phone hardware (see Microsoft plans more layoffs). This specifically means cuts of up to 2,300… Read more »

Microsoft this morning announced that Robbie Bach and J Allard are stepping down as part of a broad restructuring that includes the company’s mobile business. The timing for this is odd,… Read more »

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